Vegetarian

The Health Benefits of Eggs and Why I Eat Eggs

The Health Benefits of Eggs and Why I Eat Eggs

Over recent years eggs have gotten a bad rap, and unfortunately when eggs for breakfast were replaced with overly processed breakfast cereals many suffered the consequences. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, which is so important at breakfast, compared to heavy carbohydrate cereals, toast […]

How To Get Your Omega-3s For Vegetarians and Vegans

How To Get Your Omega-3s For Vegetarians and Vegans

Long dispelled are the myths of inadequate protein intake in vegetarian diets. We now know that a balanced and varied vegetarian diet, containing nuts, seeds, organic tofu, eggs, legumes, and quinoa will provide us with all our body needs. One uncertainty that continues to linger […]

Chia vs Flax vs Hemp – Which One Is Healthier & Sustainable?

Chia vs Flax vs Hemp – Which One Is Healthier & Sustainable?

Superfoods are big money. With their promises of everlasting youth and renewed vitality, consumers will happily spend the big bucks without further question. Some really are super, some are flops (ie. noni juice). We have always known that seeds hold a high nutritional value, but […]

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

If you haven’t already heard, the new Canadian Food Guide draft is out and it’s down one food group – dairy. With more and more people becoming environmentally conscious, dairy has taken a back seat. There is a growing number of milk alternatives available – […]

How To Cook Lentils + 5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Lentils

How To Cook Lentils + 5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Lentils

Last week I had the pleasure of dining at the notorious Lentils As Anything Restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. Since I got wind of this eatery’s concept some 10 years ago, I’d been looking forward to the day I finally got to try it out. It […]

Help To End Factory Farming: Go Meat Free This Week!

Help To End Factory Farming: Go Meat Free This Week!

It is not eating meat that is the problem, it is the amount of meat we eat. The human race has progressed from eating meat a few times a week, to a few times a day – and this progression has happened over a very […]

Yoga Retreat: Plant Based Diet & Environmental Benefits

Yoga Retreat: Plant Based Diet & Environmental Benefits

Last week I was grateful to be asked to speak at a local Yoga Retreat run by my friend and yoga teacher, Alexa Nether. The retreat was held at the beautiful Clarendon Forest Retreat just a 30 minute drive inland from Forster. There was a […]

Minimize Your Impact On Meatless Monday

Minimize Your Impact On Meatless Monday

Meat in excess is bad for us. We know that. The health benefits of a plant based diet has been widely studied and has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers. What we often don’t contemplate […]